• Chitlang to Markhu Hike

Chitlang to Markhu Hike

Trip Overview

Trip Facts

  •    Country: NEPAL
  •    Trip grade: ESSY
  •    Destination: KATHMANDU VALLEY TOURS
  •    Accommodation: INLOUDE
  •    Meals: INCLUDE
  •    Group size: MINI 5-MAXI 15
  •    Best Season: ATUM AND SPERING

Makwanpur is one of the nearest destination around Kathmandu that has a lot of places to visit. It is a place of freshness and some historical importance as well. Makwanpur is mainly famous as the place that was the gateway for the vehicles into the Kathmandu valley. To think for a proper place to hike and one night stay around Ktm, Chitlang to Markhu hike can be one of the best choices. 

Chitlang is a typical nepali village with beautiful setup of houses and hills all around. The weather is cool and the hills all around make it look beautiful. You can also see the famous pear garden and the special local pear wine that is produced over there along with that there is an oldest cheese factory of Nepal, several temples. 

On the way to Markhu from Chitlang there is also an interesting sheep farm to see. It is very large in area with beautiful tree hill over there to sit back and relax. Markhu is popular as Indrasarowar. It is the largest manmade lake in Nepal and is the only reservoir based hydropower in Nepal. The lake looks peaceful and beautiful along the typical Nepali village. There is also a suspension bridge over the lake that has added beauty and an extra viewpoint of Indrasarowar. You can do boating over there. 

This is a wonderful place to spend time if you have limited time. Just two days off from your schedule to this place can energize you and make you feel fresh. Make plan and let's visit this great place. 

Outline day to day Itinerary 

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing in Ktm city

Day 03: Drive to Tribhuwan Park, trek to Chitlang

Day 04: Explore Chitlang and hike upto Markhu

Day 05: Hike upto a village called Kulekhani 

Day 06: Back to Kathmandu 

Cost Details


  • Airport picks ups and drops in private vehicle
  • Good hotel accommodation in Ktm (3 nights)
  • All meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek
  • Farewell dinners
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced English speaking trek leader including salary, insurance, equipment, lodges, food) 
  • Soul Himalaya t-shirts 
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local tax


  • Personal equipment for trekking
  • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (tips) for guide and porter
  • Bar and Beverage bills
  • Extra night accommodation or meal in ktm 






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